Overview

Crown Royal Brickyard 400 is held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) alias ‘The Brickyard’ in Indianapolis, in the American state of Indiana. Having the largest spectator facility and being one the most famous racetracks, IMS is home to Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup. It has been an annual event since 1994 with Jeff Gordon having won the race, the most times. The track has four turns – each turn on oval is banked at exactly 9 degrees, 12 minutes. The dimensions of the track have remained same since 1909, when IMS was inaugurated. Visit The Brantley Gilbert Big Machine 400 this year to have an exhilarating experience!

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Previous winners

Winner of the NASCAR Brickyard 400 in 2017:

  • Driver: Kasey Kahne (United States)
  • Team: Hendrick Motorsports

Tickets

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Event specific accommodation details

Camping:

  • RV Parking and Camping is available at the venue.
  • Refer their Camping page for details on camping at the venue.
  • You can also buy camping and parking tickets here.
  • For details refer here.
  • You may also refer here for other lodging options.

General accommodation details

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is located about 8.0 Km northwest of Monument Circle, the effective city center of Indianapolis. You can consider staying in Indianapolis Downtown which is not only has multiple accommodation options but also in close to the venue and other local Indianapolis attractions

If you are willing to drive a bit then you can find more options in areas like Fisher and Carmel (about 30.0 Km from IMS) further north of the city.

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Venue

4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA

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  • Capacity:
    • Approximately 257,000 people.
    • Infield seating capacity is more than 400,000 people.
  • Length: 2.5 miles
  • Laps: 160
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Grandstand

Description

A Penthouse

A Grandstand is at the end of the start-finish straight, offering a fantastic view as the riders’ blast down one of the fastest sections of the entire Moto GP calendar. You will be above the braking zone, as they rapidly decelerate for the left-hander at Turn 1. The Penthouse is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

B Penthouse

B Grandstand is at the end of the start-finish straight, overlooking Turn 1. You will be above the braking zone, as they rapidly decelerate for the left-hander at Turn 1, and sweep towards Turn 2. The Penthouse is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

E Penthouse

E Grandstand is at the end of the start-finish straight, overlooking the first sector, from the heavy braking of Turn 1, via a slower section, and back to the Oval at Turn 4. You may also have a view down the barrel of the high-speed home straight. The Penthouse is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

Northwest Vista Deck

Seats here have a view across to turn 10, before the riders weave their way through no less than 7 corners before blasting off down the home straight.

Paddock Penthouse

The Paddock Grandstand overlooks the start-finish line, and the pit-lane, offering a great view of pre-race preparations on the grid, as well as the frantic action of pit stops. These seats overlook one of the fastest stretches of track in all of Moto GP, with riders pushing an incredible 200 mph right in front of you. The Penthouse is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

South Vista Deck

Seats here overlook the tricky combination at Turns 3 and 4, as the riders return to the Oval, they will hit the gas hard as they speed past you, before attacking the high-speed Turn 5. A great spot to see the bikes performing on the edge. The Deck is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

Southwest Vista Deck

Seats here offer a fantastic view of the action, from the heavy braking of Turn 1, through the next four tricky corners, to the high-octane return to the oval before the blast round Turn 5. Quite simply a fantastic spot to enjoy the race, higher seats may be able to spot the action in the pit lane.

J Stand

Seats here overlook the final sinuous sector of the circuit; you may have a view across to Turn 10, before the riders weave their way through no less than 7 corners before blasting off down the home straight.

South Vista Turn

Seats here overlook the tricky combination at Turns 3 and 4, as the riders return to the Oval, they will hit the gas hard as they speed past you, before attacking the high-speed Turn 5. A great spot to see the bikes performing on the edge. The Deck is on the elevated second level offering improved visibility.

E Box

E Grandstand is at the end of the start-finish straight, overlooking the first sector, from the heavy braking of Turn 1, via a slower section, and back to the Oval at Turn 4. You may also have a view down the barrel of the high-speed home straight.

H Stand

Seats here overlook the final sinuous sector of the circuit; you may have a view across to Turn 10, before the riders weave their way through no less than 7 corners before blasting off down the home straight.

Southwest Vista

Seats here offer a fantastic view of the action, from the heavy braking of Turn 1, through the next four tricky corners, to the high-octane return to the oval before the blast round Turn 5. Quite simply a fantastic spot to enjoy the race, higher seats may also be able to spot the action in the pit lane.

B Box

B Grandstand is at the end of the start-finish straight, overlooking Turn 1.  You will be above the braking zone, as they rapidly decelerate for the left-hander at Turn 1, and sweep towards Turn 2.


Schedule

Schedule for the next edition of Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard has not been released yet.

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY,
4790 WEST 16TH STREET, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46222, USA

Reaching the venue

Event specific transportation

  • You may refer here for directions to the venue and other details.
  • Shuttle services are available to and from the venue. Refer here for details.
  • For parking details you may refer here.
  • Parking tickets can be bought here.

Train

  • The closest train station to the circuit is Indianapolis Amtrak Station (4.7 miles). From here, you will be able to take a taxi to the circuit.

Taxi

  • Taxis run to and fro from the main circuit entrance. 

Inside the venue

Event specific info

Food & Beverages:

  • Food and beverage stalls are present in and around the track area.
  • Grilling is allowed on portable grills. No dumping of charcoal or ashes is allowed.
  • It is recommended to carry your own food as the stalls inside the venue are quite expensive.

 

Inside the Venue:

Item

Allowed (Yes / No)

Comments

Alcohol

Yes

Allowed in cans or plastic bottles. Glass bottles are not allowed.

Animals (Service Animals)

Yes

 

Bags

Yes

 

Beverages

Yes

 

Binoculars/Camcorders

Yes

 

Cameras (Still Photography)

Yes

 

Chairs

Yes

Lawn chairs and folding camping chairs are allowed.

Cigarettes

Yes

 

Containers

(bottles, ice boxes, Aerosol)

Yes

Coolers must be smaller than 18”x14”x14” in size. Glass Containers are not allowed

Food/Baby Food

Yes

 

Fireworks

No

 

Strollers

Yes

 

Tripods

Yes

User should not obstruct other’s view.

Umbrellas

Yes

User should not obstruct other’s view.


Specifications:

  • Any Weapons, including firearms and ammunition, of any kind, roller blades, skateboards, skates, scooters, golf carts, scaffolds, platforms, illegal drugs and all other items not mentioned that may pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of event by other guests, are not permitted at the venue.
  • Portable Shelters no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet are allowed in designated tailgating areas. Shelters must be secured to the vehicle and should not hinder vehicle or pedestrian travel areas.
  • Earplugs are available at the track for a certain amount.
  • Refer here for further details.

Other Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Assistance
  • First Aid
  • Shops

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